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Alan Marshall : 17-July-2011
Alan Marshall : 17-July-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A monument commemorates Alan Marshall (1902 - 1904) the author of `I Can Jump Puddles` who was born in Noorat in 1902 and educated there.

He was born on the 2nd of May 1902 and died in 1984 at the age of 82. He was best known for his book "I Can Jump Puddles". When Marshall was six years old he contracted polio leaving him with a physical disability that grew worse as he grew older. From an early age, he resolved to be a writer, and in I Can Jump Puddles he demonstrated an almost total recall of his childhood in Noorat. T

Location

Address:Terang-Mortlake & McKinnon`s Bridge-Noorat Roads, Noorat, 3265
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.191097
Long: 142.927675
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Arts

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:November-1979
Front Inscription

A Tribute To
ALAN MARSHALL
Australian Author
Born And Educated At Noorat.
This Plaque Was Unveiled By
Mr. Alan Marshall
November 1979

Source: MA,VMR
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